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City Council Invites Residents to Attend Taylor Open Space Dedication December 3

November 26, 2014
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Mayor Laurene Weste and the Santa Clarita City Council are inviting residents to attend the dedication of the Taylor Open Space happening Wednesday, December 3, at 10 a.m. at the entrance to Towsley Canyon. This dedication ceremony is free and open to the public.

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To RSVP for the open space dedication, contact Jessica Thompson at JEThompson@Santa-Clarita.com or call (661) 255-4939.

Santa Clarita Public Library Hosts “Meet the Dancers” Ballet Event, Gingerbread Demos & Contest

November 25, 2014

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This season, the sights, sounds and smells of the holidays come to life at the Santa Clarita Public Library with Gingerbread House building demonstrations, the second annual Gingerbread House Contest, and the “Meet the Dancers” Nutcracker Ballet event.

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The Friends of the Santa Clarita Public Library invite Santa Clarita community members to roll up their sleeves and grab their frosting tube for FREE interactive Gingerbread House building demonstrations offered at all three branches. Participants will learn to build and create beautiful gingerbread houses from professional pastry chefs at these delicious events:

  • Old Town Newhall Branch – Kake Kreations presents a demonstration from 4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. on Monday, December 1, located at 24500 Main Street.

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Residents of Santa Clarita can also put their gingerbread house building skills to the test at the Santa Clarita Public Library’s second annual Gingerbread House Contest. Viewing of the frosted masterpieces will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 6, and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, December 7, at the Valencia Library Branch. The contest is free to enter and open to all ages.

All interested participants must fill out an entry form found here and deliver their gingerbread houses to the Valencia library branch between the hours of 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Friday, December 5.

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In the spirit of the holiday season, the Santa Clarita Public Library will host a “Meet the Dancers” Nutcracker Ballet Event at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 30, at the Valencia branch and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 7, at the Old Town Newhall Library branch.

These family-friendly events allow residents to meet and greet with costumed dancers from the Santa Clarita Ballet Company’s Nutcracker production. Participants can pose for pictures, ask questions and will enjoy a reading of the famous story The Nutcracker by E.T.A. Hoffman.

For more information about all of these events can be found at SantaClaritaLibrary.com.

Santa Clarita Business Incubator Grand Opening: VIDEO

November 20, 2014

This Week in Santa Clarita covered the grand opening of the City’s new Business Incubator located in Old Town Newhall.

Around Town: Canyon Country Community Center Hosts ‘Big Band Dance’

November 19, 2014

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On Thursday, November 13, approximately 80 residents jumped and jived the night away to a swinging live band at the Canyon Country Community Center.

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For future events happening at the Canyon Country Community Center, visit Santa-Clarita.com/CCCC.

Around Town: ‘Light Up Main Street’ in Old Town Newhall

November 19, 2014

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On Saturday, November 15, Main Street in Old Town Newhall was transformed into a winter wonderland as thousands of lights were illuminated by the Santa Clarita City Council as part of the City’s 2nd annual “Light Up Main Street” event, presented by PayForward.

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Santa and his merry elves joined in the festivities.

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The decorations on Main Street in Old Town Newhall will be up from now through the end of the year! Click here to view all the photos on the City’s Flickr page.

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Special thanks to Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, the Valencia Auto Center, the Old Town Newhall Association and the thousands of attendees for their support.

For more information on future events in Old Town Newhall, visit OldTownNewhall.com.

Around Town: Old Town Newhall Library Hosts ‘Literacy and Arts Festival’

November 18, 2014

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On Saturday, November 15, hundreds of residents attended the 8th annual Literacy and Arts Festival, presented by the SCV Education Foundation, in partnership with the City of Santa Clarita, held at the Old Town Newhall Library.

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This event offered community members an opportunity to explore, play and create the different forms of arts and literacy.

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Festival goers also had the opportunity to participate in a bookmark contest and writing contest for a chance to win prizes.

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Guests were entertained by storytellers which included their favorite authors and performers.

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For more information about the Literacy and Arts Festival, visit Santa-Clarita.com.

Kick-off the Holiday Season with “Light Up Main Street” Happening Tonight at 6:30 p.m.

November 15, 2014

Main Street in Old Town Newhall will be transformed into a winter wonderland as thousands of lights, a 23-foot Holiday Tree, and a lighted Santa are illuminated as part of the City’s 2nd annual Light Up Main Street event tonight at 6:30 p.m.  

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Most businesses will be serving refreshments and offering special promotions.

Help kick off the holiday season at the official tree and street lighting ceremony and enjoy holiday music, a visit from Santa, and other free family-friendly activities.

For more information on the ‘Light Up Main Street’ event and future events in Old Town Newhall, visit OldTownNewhall.com.

‘Literacy and Arts’ Festival Coming to Old Town Newhall Library Tomorrow from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

November 14, 2014

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The City of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Public Library will host the Literacy and Arts Festival happening on tomorrow, November 15, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Old Town Newhall Library.

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This event offers community members an opportunity to explore, play and create the different forms of arts and literacy. Guests will be entertained by storytellers that include favorite authors and performers.

For more information about the Literacy and Arts Festival, visit Santa-Clarita.com.

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Later that night, join the Santa Clarita City Council when they ‘Light Up Main Street’ later on Saturday night at 6:30 p.m. 

For more information on events happening in Old Town Newhall, visit OldTownNewhall.com.

Find Unique Holiday Gifts at the ‘Fall Fine Craft Show’ this Weekend at Old Orchard Park

November 14, 2014

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The City of Santa Clarita’s Fine Crafts Show will be held this weekend, November 15 and 16, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Old Orchard Park.

The City’s Fall Fine Craft Show is a free, outdoor event providing residents with the opportunity to browse one-of-a-kind art pieces including intricate and colorful hand-crafted jewelry, paintings, pottery, woodwork, ceramics and items that are perfect for the holiday season.

Residents are encouraged to come out and stock up on great gifts and unique crafts to enjoy all year long.

For more information about the Fine Craft Show, visit Santa-Clarita.com.

Around Town: Youth Sport’s 2014 Fall Flag Football Season Super Bowl

November 13, 2014

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The Santa Clarita Youth Sport’s 2014 Fall Flag Football Season concluded this past Saturday, November 8, with four divisional Super Bowl games. Unlike previous seasons, Youth Sports staff had put together some unique elements to increase the excitement in the atmosphere.

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Before each super bowl game, players and coaches ran through a tunnel that was filled with fog while their name was announced over the microphone with suspenseful music playing the background.

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Also new this year, Snow Orthodontics sponsored a halftime SNOW THROW for fans to participate in some of the action. Fans were given the opportunity to compete in a timed football toss against two other participants. Winners received a $50 dollar gift certificate to Dick’s Sporting Goods and the opportunity to throw a mid-field pass for $100 donated to the City’s SCORE program.

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For more information about the City’s Youth Sports Program, visit Santa-Clarita.com/YouthSports.


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